|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 16 Servings|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 25g||32%|
|Saturated Fat 14g||68%|
|Total Carbohydrate 20g||7%|
|Dietary Fiber 2g||7%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
This is a delicious chocolate chip cheesecake with a chocolate wafer cookie crumb crust and chocolate glaze topping.
The cheesecake is baked in a chocolate cookie crumb crust and extra chocolate chips and cream make up a delicious ganache.
Heat the oven to 350 F (180 C/Gas Mark 4).
Combine chocolate cookie crumbs and butter, stirring well. Firmly press mixture evenly over the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake 5 minutes.
Beat cream cheese at high speed of an electric hand-held mixer until light and fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
Stir the vanilla and 2/3 cup of the chocolate chips into the batter.
Pour mixture into crust. Bake for 40 minutes; turn oven off and leave oven door ajar.
Leave cheesecake in the oven for 30 minutes.
Remove the cheesecake from oven and let it cool on a wire rack.
Cover cheesecake and place it in the refrigerator. Chill the cheesecake for chill 8 hours.
Melt the remaining 2/3 cup chocolate chips in top of double boiler; gradually stir in whipping cream. Stir over low heat until thickened and smooth. Remove from heat and spread over cheesecake. Chill thoroughly.
Serves 10 to 12.